Contributor amida blogs at Journey into Unschooling. She could definitely use a cheat day today.
Let’s face it, homeschooling is hard work: you’re with the kids 24/7, with the responsibility of their entire educational experience and academic success, not to mention their emotional and physical needs — and if you’re real lucky, the state of your house — resting on your shoulders — every single day.
That’s a big load for anybody and, without proper breaks, could quickly lead to burnout.
That’s why, like any successful diet plan, it is so important to have built-in cheat days, when you can veer off the regularly scheduled programming and give yourself and your brood permission to take it easy.